Ombre Chevron Striped Table

ombre chevron painted table

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DIY Storage Shelves

DIY STORAGE SHELVES

  Things have been crazy around here, especially since I have decided to declutter my house all at the same time, so everything is just OUT all over the place and in the midst of it I have about five other projects due, Easter and my son's birthday, and soccer season starting.  I really hope I don't just drown in all the craziness. But one thing that is making me happy is my newly organized storage room.  At least there's that. … [Read more...]

Storage Room Organization

storage room organization_1

My storage situation was a disaster.  I can't stand disorganized storage because it makes life SO much harder than it needs to be.  Don't you hate having to remove five to ten other boxes of stuff before finding what you need?  Or risk everything falling on you in the process?  I always end up hurting myself somehow.  And then I get that bulging vein in my forehead because I'm so frustrated.  So I needed some serious storage room … [Read more...]

How to Care for Cut Flowers

how to care for cut flowers

Spring is here finally, and the flowers are blooming everywhere.  If you wanted to bring some spring inside, you might want to cut some of your flowers and put them in a vase.  Or maybe you are in the habit of buying flowers every so often at the store so bring some life and color to your house.  Or maybe your sweetie brought you some flowers just because! Either way, you want to get the most out of those beautiful blooms.  What?  Take care of … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Pillow Tutorial

pinwheel applique pillow

This post originally appeared on the Riley Blake Designs Blog, Cutting Corners College. Pinwheels are the epitome of summer, aren't they?  And they are such an easy quilter's staple.  Even if you've never quilted before, you can make pinwheels without needing advanced sewing skills.  Check out this Pinwheel Pillow Tutorial! Here's What You Need: From Riley Blake's Unforgettable Collection -Main in Brown, 5x5 square -Hexi Pink, 5x5 … [Read more...]